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Cape Fear Museum hosts hurricane historian


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- As we wait to see what this hurricane season still has in store for us, the Cape Fear Museum hosts a presenation tomorrow about hurricane history. Hurricane historian and author Jay Barnes will share stories and photographs chronicling our region's hurricane history.

Barnes is the author of several books on the topic, including "North Carolina's Hurricane History" and "Hurricane Hazel in the Carolinas." He will discuss memorable storms like Hazel, Fran and others that battered the Carolina coast over the years.

"Cape Fear 101: North Carolina Hurricanes" starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for Museum members and $7 for non-members. For tickets, call (910) 798-4362. For more information visit

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